• Ottawa

    Donald Edward Kretzer

    Donald Edward Kretzer, 56, Ottawa, peacefully went to be with Lord on Sept. 11, 2019.Donald was born in Ashland, Kentucky, and lived most of life in Kentucky. He received his master’s degree in science and went on to work as an engineer, manager and product manager in air filtration for over 30 years.Don was preceded in death by his father, Frank. He leaves behind his wife, Sherie, two children, Adam and Rachel; two grandchildren, and many family members and friends. […]

  • Ottawa

    Ethel Hope McGinty

    Ethel Hope McGinty, 86, of Manhattan, passed away from lymphoma on Sept. 3, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.She was the youngest of eight children born to Lloyd and Ruth Moody in Lawrence, Kan., on April 16, 1933.She grew up in and around Franklin County until worlds collided and she met Jerry McGinty (Ralph) her junior year at Princeton High School. Married after graduation in 1951, they moved around as farmhands, and when Jerry shipped out for the Korean War, she […]

  • Ottawa

    Dorothy M. Brock

    Dorothy M. Brock, 82, passed away peacefully at her home in Ottawa, Kan., on Sept. 12, 2019.Dorothy was born Oct. 18, 1936, in Garnett, Kan., to Ray and Ann (Roth) Duke.Dorothy married Eugene Brock in 1956. They later divorced. Two sons were born to this union, Rick Gene and David Alan.Dorothy lived and worked in Richmond most of her life. Upon retirement, she moved to Ottawa.Dorothy was preceded in death by her sons; Rick in 1973 and Dave in 2015; parents, Ray […]

  • Ottawa

    Joyce G. Harvey

    Joyce G. Harvey, 78, of Ottawa, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Bethany Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 131 S. Poplar, Ottawa. Interment Highland Cemetery in Ottawa. The family will meet with friends prior to the service, from 9:30-11 a.m., at the church.Joyce was born on Friday, July 18, 1941, in Iola, the daughter of Jackson and Essie (Rogers) Robinson. She lived in and attended […]

  • Baldwin City,  Ottawa,  Overbrook

    Thestar Dean Perry

    A native of Kansas, Dean was born in Lawrence on August 16th, 1932. He passed from this life in Albuquerque, NM on May 2nd, 2019 at the age of 86. He was the only child of Burt R. and Rachel M. Perry who were longtime residents of Baldwin City. Dean received his undergrad degree from Kansas University and his Master’s degree in Music Education from Emporia State. He enjoyed a 50+ year career as a music educator in Kansas, California, Hawaii, and New Mexico. He was well respected by his peers and students alike. Dean is survived by; his wife of 37 years, Peggy, his three children Vic, Joan and…

  • Ottawa

    Johnny Allen Smith

    Johnny Allen Smith, 73, Williamsburg, Kansas, formerly of Pleasanton, Kansas, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.Graveside funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at the Princeton Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Contributions are suggested to Care to Share.Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

  • Ottawa

    Robert (Bob) L. Callahan

    Robert (Bob) L. Callahan, 70, of Ottawa, KS, formerly of Liberal, KS, passed away September 6, 2019, at Rock Creek of Ottawa. He was born March 30, 1949, in Orange, TX, the son of John Callahan and Mary (Taylor) Callahan. Bob graduated from Reagan High School, Corpus Christi, TX, with the class of 1967. He then attended Abilene Christian University on a track scholarship and later transferred to Fort Hays State University.In 1974 Bob moved to Liberal, KS, and became vice […]

  • Ottawa

    Zelma Mae Wehrle

    Zelma Mae Wehrle, 90, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, with family by her side at Rock Creek of Ottawa.Family will meet with friends from 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. with honors by the VFW Post 5901 Auxiliary. Interment will be at Highland Cemetery in Ottawa. The family would like to invite friends and family to VFW Post 5901 following interment for refreshments and conversation. […]

  • Ottawa

    Richard Lee Harshberger

    Richard Lee Harshberger, 82, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.Family will meet with friends from 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept.9, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church. Funeral service will immediately follow at 10:30 a.m.Interment Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, with military honors by the United States Air Force.Lee was born Jan. 24, 1937, in Westphalia, Kansas, the son of Howard and Ruby (Newton) Harshberger.He has been a resident of […]

  • Ottawa

    Earl J. Zimmerman

    Pastor Earl J. Zimmerman, 91, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sept. 5, 2019, surrounded at Olathe Medical Center by his loving family and friends.His family invites friends and the community to celebrate his life of service and faith in Jesus Christ. Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, from 6-8 p.m. at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, and funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Faith Lutheran Church.Earl was born April 12, 1928, in Alta Vista, Kan., to […]

  • Baldwin City,  Ottawa,  Overbrook

    Pastor Earl J. Zimmerman

    Pastor Earl J. Zimmerman, 91, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sept. 5, 2019, surrounded at Olathe Medical Center by his loving family and friends. Earl was born April 12, 1928, in Alta Vista, Kan., to Walter and Marion (Brabb) Zimmerman. He attended St. John’s Academy and College in Winfield, and then graduated in 1953 from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis with a Master of Theology degree. While there, he sang in seminary choirs and the Lutheran Hour choir. On Aug. 1, 1953, in St. Louis, Earl married Marilyn L. Mahnken, who survives at their home. That same month, he was ordained into the ministry at the first…

  • Baldwin City,  Ottawa,  Overbrook

    Pastor Earl J. Zimmerman

    Pastor Earl J. Zimmerman, 91, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sept. 5, 2019, surrounded at Olathe Medical Center by his loving family and friends. Earl was born April 12, 1928, in Alta Vista, Kan., to Walter and Marion (Brabb) Zimmerman. He attended St. John’s Academy and College in Winfield, and then graduated in 1953 from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis with a Master of Theology degree. While there, he sang in seminary choirs and the Lutheran Hour choir. On Aug. 1, 1953, in St. Louis, Earl married Marilyn L. Mahnken, who survives at their home. That same month, he was ordained into the ministry at the first…

  • Ottawa

    Jacquelyn Kay Schulte

    Jacquelyn Kay Schulte, 65, passed away at her home on August 26, 2019, in Plevna, Kansas. She was born on June 2, 1954, in Ottawa, Kansas, the daughter of Ray and Deloris Evans. She was a retired certified nurse’s aide.She married Steven Schulte on August 17, 1996 in Ottawa, Kansas. He survives of the home.Other survivors include her mother; two sons, David and Samuel; three daughters, Jennifer, Jackie, and, Kelly; three brothers, Mike, Clarence, and, Richard; four […]

  • Ottawa

    Alfred R. Booton

    Alfred R. Booton, 98, of Pomona, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Rock Creek of Ottawa.Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Family will meet with friends from 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at the mortuary. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona. The family suggests memorial contributions to VFW Post 5901 of Ottawa c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post […]

  • Ottawa

    Lois Cecelia Baxter

    Lois Cecelia Baxter, 97, passed away on Aug. 1, 2019, in San Diego, Calif.Lois was born on June 12, 1922 in Ottawa, Kansas, to Robert and Edna Lister. Lois had 3 brothers, Bob Lister, Willard Lister and Richard Lister, and 1 sister, Rose Goertz. All preceded her in death. Her childhood was spent on the family farm east of Ottawa. She graduated from Ottawa High School and earned a degree from Ottawa University. She later taught school in Franklin County, as well as doing substitute […]

  • Ottawa

    Eugene “Gene” Adams

    Eugene “Gene” Adams, 86, of Williamsburg, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at Richmond Healthcare & Rehabilitation. Services are pending and will be announced later by Dengel & Son Mortuary.

  • Ottawa

    William “Bill” Edward Lee

    On Monday, August 19th, 2019, William “Bill” Edward Lee, loving husband and father of three children, went home to be with the Lord at age 70.William was born November 8, 1948 in Pueblo, CO to Howard and Marian Lee. Growing up primarily in Ottawa KS, he graduated from Ottawa High School in 1966 and went on to study Psychology at The University of Kansas earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1971. In the summer of 1973 Bill moved to Denver, there he courted and eventually married his […]

  • Ottawa

    Robert Allen Webber

    Robert Allen Webber, 76, a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Aug. 19, 2019, doing what he took pride in, yard work.Visitation services will be held at Porter Funeral Home at 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas 66102, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Funeral services will be at Porter Funeral Home 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. In lieu of flowers. The family request donations to either Crosslines Community Outreach or Oak Grove […]

  • Ottawa

    Billy Dean Rinehart

    Billy Dean Rinehart, 88, of Ottawa, died Aug. 17, 2019, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.Cremation is planned with no services at this time. A get-together for family and friends to celebrate Bill’s life is planned for a later date.Bill was born on Jan. 20, 1931, in Humboldt, the son of Charles W. and Mary Mae Rinehart.Arrangements are with Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa.

  • Baldwin City,  Ottawa,  Overbrook

    William "Bill" E. Lee

    On Monday, August 19th, 2019, William “Bill” Edward Lee, loving husband and father of three children, went home to be with the Lord at age 70. William was born November 8, 1948 in Pueblo, CO to Howard and Marian Lee. Growing up primarily in Ottawa KS, he graduated from Ottawa High School in 1966 and went on to study Psychology at The University of Kansas earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1971. In the summer of 1973 Bill moved to Denver, there he courted and eventually married his sweetheart, Janice Wilson on February 22nd, 1974. In Colorado they bore three children: Sarah, John, and Matthew. In 1981 Bill followed his…

  • Ottawa

    Eleanor L. Harrell

    Eleanor L. Harrell, 86, of Ottawa, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Olathe Medical Center.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary.Interment will be at Evergreen Mound Cemetery, Ottawa.Eleanor was born July 29, 1933, in Peoria, Kan., the last surviving sibling of seven children born to Zach and Nora “Maude” (Ferris) Evans.

  • Ottawa

    William “Bill” Keith Klamm

    William “Bill” Keith Klamm, age 78, of Edgerton, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Advent Health of Ottawa. A memorial visitation will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Milestone Events in Wellsville.A graveside service and burial of cremains will be determined at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation in care of Wilson’s, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.William Keith Klamm was born Oct. 17, 1940, in Gardner, the […]

  • Ottawa

    Anita Jo Nichols

    Anita Jo Nichols, 64, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Aug. 9, 2019, after a long battle with COPD.Anita was born on Aug. 11, 1954, in Lawrence to Jack Shaffer and Thelma (Duvall) Griffin.Anita was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Her children and grandchildren were her pride and joy. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them whenever possible. She also enjoyed growing flowers, watching the hummingbirds and researching the […]

  • Ottawa

    Mark N. Todd

    Mark N. Todd, 79, of Ottawa, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.He will lie in state from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, at Dengel & Son Mortuary.Graveside services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Wellsville Cemetery in Wellsville.Mark N. Todd was born Saturday, Dec. 9, 1939, in Wellsville. He was the son of Truman David and Esther Kathryn (Stevenson) Todd.He was a graduate of Wellsville High School with the class of 1957. Mark was a 25-year member of […]